Yingluck Shinawatra pleads not guilty, gets bail for Bt30 million

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FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded not guilty before Supreme Court judges yesterday to charges of negligence in the rice-pledging scheme that allegedly cost the country more than Bt600 billion.

The Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders, which held its first hearing in the case yesterday, released the ex-PM from Pheu Thai Party on bail of Bt30 million – on condition that she must not leave the country without the court’s permission.

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